Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
318 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ300-242330-
318 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT TOWARD THE COAST AND OFFSHORE
TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN MEANDER OFF THE SOUTHEAST
COAST TUESDAY...BEFORE AN OFFSHORE LOW SYSTEM DEVELOPS ON THE
FRONT AND PULLS THE FEATURE FURTHER INTO THE ATLANTIC ON
WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL FOR THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND.

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AMZ330-242330-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
318 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. AREAS
OF FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...57 DEGREES.


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AMZ350-242330-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING.
PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ352-242330-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
318 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING.
PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ354-242330-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
318 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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AMZ374-242330-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
318 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.


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